Research focus

Structure formation in early Drosophila embryos

Research topics
- Epithelial morphogenesis and cell cycle switch
- Quantitative morphogenesis (Biomechanics)
- Size and form of the nucleus - Ageing

- Drosophila genetics, embryology, adult ageing - Molecular genetics
- Biochemistry
- Classical and quantitative microscopy and live imaging
- Micro-surgery with UV laser
- Computational image analysis

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